Cool Chess Puzzle Video: Anand - Van Wely 1-0

LEVEL: Intermediate
CATEGORY: Middle Game

From the game Anand – Van Wely, Monaco 2007.
White plays and wins.


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World Chess Match Carlsen – Anand 2014 Game 2 1-0

World Chess Championship 2014 Carlsen – Anand Game 2: Reigning World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen has struck first in the World Chess Championship in Sochi in Game 2. It was a moment of sudden indiscretion as Anand played a blunder with 34. …h5 in time trouble. Actually speaking, this...Read More »


World Chess Match Anand - Carlsen 2014 Game 1 Interesting Draw

World Chess Championship 2014 – Magnus Carlsen vs Viswanathan Anand 1/2-1/2: Version 2 of the Anand – Carlsen clash for the top title in Sochi, Russia. The first game displayed a strong resolve by Vishy Anand to fight all the way. Carlsen, as well, came armed despite a dull...Read More »


GM Chess Strategy Explained (Video): Kosteniuk - Almasi 1-0

How does a Grandmaster think? Here’s a nice commented chess video with Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk explaining her game versus GM Zoltan Almasi. Very instructive. Enjoy!


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Happy Chess Tonight with the Halloween Chess Gambit!

The Halloween Gambit (also known as the Müller–Schulze Gambit or Leipzig Gambit) is an aggressive chess opening gambit in which White sacrifices a knight early-on for a single pawn. The opening is an offshoot of the normally staid Four Knights Game and is defined by the moves:
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Cool Chess Blitz Video: Antoaneta Stefanova - Alexandra Kosteniuk 0-1

12th Women’s World Chess Champion and Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk wins this chess game against Antoaneta Stefanova, at the 2010 Women’s World Blitz Championship in Moscow, Russia.


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World Chess Champion Puzzle: Kramnik Wins with Black

LEVEL: Intermediate
CATEGORY: Middle Game

From the game Arkady Naiditsch – Vladimir Kramnik, Dortmund 2009. Black plays and wins. This puzzle comes to you from our super chess puzzle podcast database www.chesskillertips.com.


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Baku Chess Grand Prix R1: Caruana, Gelfand Win

The first edition of the FIDE Grand Prix series 2014-2015 has begun in Baku at the the Cultural Event Center. The tournament’s opening ceremony was attended by chess officials, sponsors, national and international chess media. From 2nd till 14 of October over eleven rounds, the strongest players in the...Read More »


Bilbao 2014 starts with Kosteniuk win over Pogonina

The Bilbao European Club Cup started with many of the top world players in both the men and women groups. There have been lots of internet transmission errors which we hope will be fixed in the next days.

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Master Chess Game Video (Easy Puzzle): Can Black Stop the f2 Pawn from Promoting?

This is the endgame position from the game between 12th Women’s World Chess Champion and Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk against Valentina Gunina at the 2010 Women’s World Blitz Championship in Moscow, Russia. What do you think happened? Was it a draw?


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Cool Chess Idea: Black Wins (Romieux - Kosteniuk)

LEVEL: Easy
CATEGORY: Middle Game

Black plays and wins. From the game Romieux – Kosteniuk, Paris 2008.


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Commented Chess Video: Tandem (Men vs Women) Blitz!

A tandem chess game Men (GM Bareev + GM Ponomarev) against women (GM Kosteniuk + IM Skripchenko) played at the Golden Chess Blitz 2005 in Moscow. Commented by Chess Queen™ GM Alexandra Kosteniuk.


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Master Chess Class with Commented Video: Huss - Kosteniuk 0-1

12th Women’s World Chess Champion and Chess Queen™ Alexandra Kosteniuk comments her win against International Master Andreas Huss from the Swiss Chess Championship in Silvaplana 2003. Join our Master Chess Class, sit back and watch this commented chess video and learn how World Chess Champions think!


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